Concrete Countertops For Your Kitchen Altenative Choice
Concrete countertops for your kitchen offers an alternative to other countertop materials such as granite, stone or marble. And the true advantage of using concrete countertops is the unique creativity that can be incorporated into the design. Most designs are precast in cement molds and are built to the customers specifications. Built-in sinks, drain boards, soap dishes and trivets are all easily integrated into concrete countertops and are often also cast from concrete. You can add sparkle with aggregates or glass chips, or even fiber optic lighting. Some people have included personal mementos such as bits of broken dishware and bottle fragments. The possibilities of concrete countertops are endless. And also, concrete countertops are more earth friendly. How so? Well its made with earth friendly materials. Sand, cement, and rocks. Also even more importantly is with granite it must be imported and shipped from all over the world and sent to a distributor in your area. This creates a lot of pollution that damages the environment while with concrete it can be made with resources at your disposal in your own area.
Utilizing concrete countertops has become an increasingly popular way for designers and homeowners to achieve a look unparalleled by any other material. Concrete countertops can add the perfect design element to almost any design style, including traditional, earthy, modern, industrial, contemporary, and more. Concrete countertops are only limited to the imagination and the ability to make the forms as such.